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Duck Damage

Say Hello to Rocky

When my freelance writing business really started humming this fall, I decided that I was ready to get my purse dog. I’m home, happily working on the computer all day, but I wanted company. Olive and Henry are not particularly focused on my needs, so I paid them back in full. (Actually, Olive adores my […]

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Making the Spot Cake

The Maker’s Spot Cake

All our boys loved the Spot books when they were tiny. And with our history of all-out birthday cakes it was inevitable that one of them — in this case The Maker — should request a “Spot Cake.” Technically, it’s the cake Spot baked for his father, but that point was lost on the Maker, […]

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Pollydog

Pollydog

Yep, the ‘rents got a new substitute daughter. Polly is a rescue pup, formerly feral. She has a half-purple tongue and short square-ish muzzle; likely she’s part chow. There may also be some lab and collie in her. She’s deeply ambivalent about people, and barks fiercely at newcomers while furiously wagging her south end. But […]

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